Genome Sciences Seminars

Wednesdays, 3:30, Foege Auditorium (Foege S-060) unless otherwise noted

UW Genome Sciences brings leading researchers from a broad spectrum of scientific areas to campus to discuss the latest advances in genetics, genomics, proteomics, computational research and related emerging tools and technologies.

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Autumn 2017


October 18 - Dr. Lea Goentoro
"Revisiting D’Arcy Thompson: Why are jellyfish round?"



October 25 - Dr. Julia Cooper
"Centromeres impersonating telomeres, and other forms of deception at the chromosome end"


November 1 - Dr. Susan Strome
UC Santa Cruz
"Transmitting an epigenetic “memory of germline” from parents to offspring in C. elegans"



November 8 - Dr. Paul Valdmanis
University of Washington Medical Genetics
"Fighting tiny battles: Competition between small RNAs in combating disease"



November 15 - Dr. Agata Smogorzewska
The Rockefeller University
"Genome maintenance during DNA replication"



November 29 - Dr. Sally Aitken 
University of British Columbia




December 6 - Dr. Bin Ma
University of Waterloo




Winter 2018

January 3 - reserved

January 10 - Dr. Emma Farley
UC San Diego

January 17 - Dr. William Gahl

January 24 - Dr. Terry Orr-Weaver

January 31 - Dr. Rick McLaughlin

February 7 -

February 14 - Dr. Michael Bassik
Stanford University

February 21 -

February 28 - Dr. Maria Barna
Stanford University
student-invited speaker

March 7 - Dr. Joshua Elias
Stanford University


Spring 2018

March 28 - Dr. Daniel MacArthur
Broad Institute

April 4 -

April 11 - Dr. Suzanne McGaugh
University of Minnesota

April 18 - Dr. John Marioni
University of Cambridge

April 25 - Dr. Suleyman Gulsuner
University of Washington Medical Genetics

May 2 - Dr. Erich Jarvis
The Rockefeller University

May 9 - Dr. Rachel Dutton
UC San Diego
WiGS-invited speaker

May 16 - Dr. Sekar Kathiresan
Massachusetts General Hospital, Broad Institute, Harvard Medical School

May 23 - Dr. Gautam Dantas
Washington University

May 30 - Dr. Sarah Tishkoff
University of Pennsylvania